Maybe it’s the air here, or the weather, but, whatever it is, New Hampshire always seems to bring out the best in Hillary Clinton, and tonight was no exception.

Compared to Bernie Sanders, Clinton was more optimistic, more confident, and more than willing to mix-it-up, while Sanders too often simply sounded angry.

Calling the winner isn’t a close call:

Hillary Clinton was well-prepared and even passionate.  She returned Sanders’ best shots; poked holes in his record as a progressive; and made him look like a radical.

In the past, I’ve been impressed by Bernie Sanders’ tenacity and commitment. But, tonight, he seemed trapped by them.

Sanders lost because he made Wall Street seem like the only street in America.  

That limits the scope of his campaign, and his appeal to more moderate voters.  

Sanders wants a revolution — it’s not clear the nation agrees.

The polls say Hillary Clinton is far behind Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire, by twenty or more percentage points.

I think she cut into that lead tonight.

Andy Hiller, 7 News.

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